Tag - America

Data Scientist – best job in America, 3 years in a row

For the third year in a row, Data Scientist was ranked as the no. 1 job in America by Glassdoor. By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets. Glassdoor, a popular job site, again published a list of 50 Best Jobs in America, and in 2018, for the third year in a r...

Does the Muslim Ban Make Us Safer?: Data Science vs Fake News

An obvious metric we can look at for how much harm terrorists from the banned countries do to America is looking at the number of people killed on American soil by terrorists from these countries. Editor's note: This blog took 3rd place in Data Scien...

KDnuggets The Trump Phenomenon: A Twitter Based Recount

This analysis uses Twitter data to perform a sentiment analysis to help determine how people truly feel about Trump. We found that while his fans have supported him throughout his entire campaign, more and more Twitter users have started to grow tire...

Mapping Housing Data with R

Share Tweet What is my home worth?  Many homeowners in America ask themselves this question, and many have an answer.  What does the market think, though?  The best way to estimate a property’s value is by looking at other, similar properties that ha...

Success rates of appeals to the Supreme Court by Circuit

Share Tweet In the chaos of the last month or so of United States of America governance, one item that grabbed my attention was the claim by President Trump that 80% of appeals decided by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal are overturned by the Suprem...

Top Skills Data Scientists Need To Learn in 2018

Data scientists are in high demand, taking the number 1 spot in Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in America list in 2016 and 2017, with 4,84 position available and boasting a median base salary of $110,000. DevOps engineer came in second, with a median base sal...